Slavery - Slavery o Women were the first slaves, men when...

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Slavery o Women were the first slaves, men when captured were just killed o Slaves are owned and sold o They work for nothing o On the very bottom of society o Lack of identity o All early society’s practiced some type of slavery but it changed over times o Classical Greece and Rome, slaves could be set free over their life time o China Slavery was a very small part of the population Convicted criminal’s families o India Slaves were POW or debtors Cant abandon slaves with old age Slaves can earn money and own land Encourage owners to free slaves o Rome (Greco) Slave society 1 third of the people were slaves They thought it was terrible to be a slave, but a good thing to own one People can own hundreds and even thousands of slaves Slavery is hereditary Most slaves are POW When mothers gave birth to children, the children were slaves Home born- thought to be a little less troublesome because they never knew freedom If a slave kills an owner, all the owners slaves will be killed
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course HST 101 taught by Professor Pettegrew during the Fall '08 term at Grand Valley State University.

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